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Co-presented with the Center for Environmental Filmmaking at American University

Screening will feature a pre-recorded discussion with the co-directors Malaika Vaz and Nitye Sood, moderated by Maggie Burnette Stogner (Executive Director, The Center for Environmental Filmmaking at American University).

Dives into the illegal trade in manta rays from India’s oceans. Through this documentary, wildlife presenter Malaika Vaz follows the illegal trade pipeline from fishing vessels in the Indian Ocean, to the Indo-Myanmar border and finally undercover in the wildlife trafficking hubs of Hong Kong and Guangzhou, in China. Along the way - she meets with fishermen, middle men, traffickers, armed forces personnel and wildlife trade kingpins, as she tries to understand what it will take to protect these magnificent ocean giants.

  • Year
  • Runtime
    55 minutes
  • Country
  • Premiere
    D.C. Premiere
  • Director
    Nitye Sood & Malaika Vaz